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Latest Firefox Expands Multi-Process Support and Delivers New Features for Desktop and Android

Wed, 2016-09-28 06:01
With the change of the season, we’ve worked hard to release a new version of Firefox that delivers the best possible experience across desktop and Android.

An Introduction to GNOME Boxes (virtualization) on Linux

Wed, 2016-09-28 05:04
GNOME Boxes is a system virtualization application that is a core part of the GNOME desktop environment. Based on the QEMU machine emulator, it offers a simplified and user-friendly approach to the whole OS virtualization idea. This post is just an introduction to its capabilities and a statement that it finally works in other distributions besides Fedora.

Fusion 3, the next generation game engine and editor from Clickteam will support Linux

Wed, 2016-09-28 04:06
Clickteam are the company behind some really cool tools like Fusion, previously called Multimedia Fusion. They did an AMA today where a developer noted their Fusion 3 editor is running on Linux and other platforms.

96Boards.org goes Cortex-M4 with IoT Edition and Carbon SBC

Wed, 2016-09-28 03:09
Linaro, 96Boards.org, and SeeedStudio have launched the first 96Boards IoT Edition SBC: the $28 BLE-ready “BLE Carbon” that runs Zephyr on an ST Cortex-M4. Linaro Ltd and its 96Boards.org open hardware standardization group announced the first non-Linux and MCU based 96Boards single board computer.

Fedora 24 -- The Best Distro for DevOps?

Wed, 2016-09-28 02:12
“Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.” Winston Churchill.If you have been to any DevOps-focused conferences -- whether it’s OpenStack Summit or DockerCon -- you will see a sea of MacBooks. Thanks to its UNIX base, availability of Terminal app and Homebrew, Apple hardware is extremely popular among DevOps professionals.

Contributing to an Open Source Project

Wed, 2016-09-28 01:15
There are many ways to contribute to an open source project. There are also many reasons for doing so. But before jumping in, you might want to know how things generally work within these projects.

Steam now has above 2,500 Linux & SteamOS games available

Wed, 2016-09-28 00:18
I've seen some posts on reddit and across the wider net about Steam hitting around 2,000 games for Linux. The truth is the number is actually quite a lot higher.


Tue, 2016-09-27 23:21
Engineers love to think that they make decisions based on purelogic and merit. But of course, everyone has biases in terms ofprogramming languages, editors and other technologies—biases thatprobably can be defended in technical terms, but that often come down to anemotional argument as much as a technical one.

Help Fix Copyright: Send a Rebellious Selfie to European Parliament (Really!)

Tue, 2016-09-27 22:23
The EU’s proposed copyright reform keeps in place retrograde laws that make many normal online creative acts illegal. The same restrictive laws will stifle innovation and hurt technology businesses. Let’s fix it. Sign Mozilla’s petition, watch and share videos, and...

NAS-targeted Skylake Mini-ITX loads up on SATA, GbE, PCIe

Tue, 2016-09-27 21:26
Aaeon’s Linux-friendly “EMB-Q170C” Mini-ITX board targets NAS applications with 6th Gen Intel Core CPUs, 6x SATA III, 4x USB 3.0, and PCIe x8 and M.2 slots. Aaeon’s EMB-Q170C Mini-ITX board is the most storage-rich member of its EMB-Q170 line of Mini-ITX boards, following the EMB-Q170A, EMB-Q170B, and EMB-H110B boards announced in March. Like these boards […]

How to Set Legacy Bios in HP ProLiant GEN9 Server

Tue, 2016-09-27 20:29
n HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers by default boot mode is UEFI, but there are some scenarios where to you want switch from UEFI Bios to Legacy Bios in HP ProLiant Gen9 servers.

Canonical Patches OpenSSL Regression in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS

Tue, 2016-09-27 19:32
After announcing a few days ago that a new, important OpenSSL update is available for all supported Ubuntu OSes, Canonical's Marc Deslauriers now informs the community about another patch to address a regression.

Web animation using CSS and JavaScript

Tue, 2016-09-27 18:35
At DrupalCon Dublin 2016, Nikhil Sukul and Vidit Anjaria will discuss animation with Drupal.Basics of animationHistoryThe first hints of 'animation' come from a pottery bowl in Iran, around 5000 years ago. Skip ahead to the 1500s, Leonardo Da Vinci had a few drawings depicting animations. And today, you might think of Walt Disney as the modern animation master.read more

How to Create Virtual Machines in oVirt 4.0 Environment

Tue, 2016-09-27 17:37
To Create Virtual Machines from oVirt Engine Web Administrator portal first we have to make sure following things are set.

6 open source fitness apps for Android

Tue, 2016-09-27 16:40
A key part of developing a good fitness routine is creating a solid workout plan and tracking your progress. Mobile apps can help by providing readily accessible programs specifically designed to support the user's fitness goals. In a world of fitness wearable devices like FitBit, there are plenty of proprietary apps designed to work with those specific devices. These apps certainly provide a lot of detailed tracking information, but they are not open source, and as such, do not necessarily respect the user's privacy and freedom to use their own data as they wish.read more

OpenSSL Fixes Critical Bug Introduced by Latest Update

Tue, 2016-09-27 15:43
OpenSSL today released an emergency security update after a patch in its most recent update issued last week introduced a critical vulnerability in the cryptographic library...

A short critique of Stallmanism

Tue, 2016-09-27 14:46
“Free software” means software that respects users' freedom and community. Roughly, it means that the users have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. Thus, “free software” is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of “free” as in “free speech,” not as in “free beer”. We sometimes call it “libre software,” borrowing the French or Spanish word for “free” as in freedom, to show we do not mean the software is gratis...

A quick introduction to Audacity for teachers

Tue, 2016-09-27 13:29
School's back in session, and kids love the creative arts. One of my favorite open source creative tools is Audacity, the open source audio recorder and editor. Students love manipulating digital sound with Audacity: making podcasts, learning languages, recording interviews, and recording and mixing music.read more

Tor Project Releases Tor (The Onion Router) with Important Bug Fixes

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:06
The Tor Project announced recently the release of yet another important maintenance update to the stable Tor 0.2.8.x series of the open-source and free software to protect your anonymity while surfing the Internet.

SODIMM-style i.MX7 COM features dual GbE, WiFi/BT, eMMC

Tue, 2016-09-27 10:51
Variscite’s Linux-driven “VAR-SOM-MX7” COM is shipping with an i.MX7 Dual SoC, WiFi and BLE, dual GbE, and optional eMMC and extended temp. support. Variscite’s VAR-SOM-MX7 follows many other Linux-ready computer-on-modules based on NXP’s i.MX7 SoC, which combines one or two power-stingy, 1GHz Cortex-A7 cores with a 200MHz Cortex-M4 MCU for real-time processing. While most of […]